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U+8709, 蜉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8709

[U+8708]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+870A]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142, +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 中戈月弓木 (LIBND), four-corner 52147, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1084, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33104
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1552, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2857, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8709

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*brɯwʔ, *browʔ, *pʰuw
*pʰruː
*bruː, *buw
*browʔ, *pʰuw
*pu, *bu
*bu
*bu
*bu, *pʰuw
*bu, *pʰuw
*bu
*bu
*bu
*bu
*pʰuw
*pʰuw
*pʰuw
*pʰuw
*pʰuw
*pʰuw

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 蜉蝣 (fúyóu) and 蚍蜉 (pífú).
  2. big ant

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. mayfly
  2. large ant

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(bu) (hangeul , revised bu, McCune–Reischauer pu, Yale pu)

  1. mayfly
  2. kind of large insect